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Synaptula  Örsted, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158451

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chondrocloea Östergren, 1898
    Heterosynapta Verrill, 1867
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumEchinozoa Haeckel, 1895  
                ClassHolothuroidea  – holotúria, pepino do mar, cocombres de mer, sea cucumbers  
                   OrderApodida Brandt, 1835  
                      FamilySynaptidae Burmeister, 1837  
                         GenusSynaptula Örsted, 1849  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Synaptula alba Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula albolineata Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula ater Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula bandae Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula denticulata Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula hydriformis (Lesueur, 1824)  
                            Species Synaptula indivisa (Semper, 1867)  
                            Species Synaptula jolensis Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula lactea (Sluiter, 1887)  
                            Species Synaptula lamperti Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula macra (H. L. Clark, 1938)  
                            Species Synaptula maculata (Sluiter, 1887)  
                            Species Synaptula madreporica Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula media Cherbonnier & Féral, 1985  
                            Species Synaptula minima Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula mortensenii Heding, 1929  
                            Species Synaptula neirensis Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula psara (Sluiter, 1887)  
                            Species Synaptula reciprocans (Forsskål, 1775)  
                            Species Synaptula recta (Semper, 1867)  
                            Species Synaptula reticulata (Semper, 1867)  
                            Species Synaptula rosea Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula rosetta Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula secreta Ancona Lopez, 1957  
                            Species Synaptula spinifera Massin & Tomascik, 1996  
                            Species Synaptula tualensis Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula varians (Nair, 1946)  
                            Species Synaptula violacea Heding, 1928  
                            Species Synaptula virgata (Sluiter, 1901)  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Synaptula    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Synaptula   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Synaptula   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Örsted, A. S.  
  Publication Date: 1849   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn, for Aareene 1849 og 1850   
  Page(s): VII   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via the Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Synaptula Örstedt, 1849 acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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